Irish citizen arrested as part of Spanish cannabis-trafficking network

An Irish person is part of a group of five people who have been arrested in connection with an international cannabis-trafficking network based in Spain.

The group were arrested after Spanish National Police stopped a German registered truck on Wednesday and discovered 2.6 tonnes of hash worth nearly €4m.

Two of those arrested are father and son of Dutch nationality, two are Spanish nationals and one an Irish citizen.

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